TRAFFIC ADVISORY CHHATH PUJA CELEBRATIONS - 2016 ‘Chhath Puja’ will be celebrated in the N.C.T. of Delhi, on 6thNovember, 2016 evening till 7th November, 2016 morning. On 6th November thousands of devotees will be congregating at various Ghats of river Yamuna and other water bodies like lakes/canals/ponds etc., since afternoon. The prayers are offered at the time of sunset. While some devotees may leave after the sunset prayers, several will stay for the night at the Ghats only, in tents etc. Next day morning i.e., on 07.11.2016 again people will gather at the Ghats at the time of sunrise and offer prayers after which they will disperse.
The main Ghats/lakes/canals/areas witnessing heavy congregation of devotees are as follows:
Keeping in view the huge gatherings expected at the ghats/water bodies, elaborate traffic arrangements have been made.
Roads likely to face congestion Normal flow of traffic is likely to be affected in the afternoon/evening of 6th November and in the morning of 7th November, 2016 on roads adjoining the major Ghats of Yamuna and water bodies like Bhalaswa lake and Haiderpur Canal. Appropriate diversions will be made by the traffic police based on grounds requirement. Commuters are advised to avoid the roads adjoining the Ghats/Chhath Puja sites for example, stretch of Outer Ring Road from Mukarba Chowk to Chandgi Ram Akhara, Wazirabad Bridge, Roads near ISBT Kashmere Gate, Pushta Road (Khajoori/Shastri Park), Kalindi Kunj Bridge etc. Limited Parking will be available at the following locations:
Parking at Shahdara loop from Monastery side onwards
Parking in DDA Park adjacent to the Flood Control Board
Parking near U turn, Sanyas Ashram on Shahdara loop from Monastery side onwards near ISBT.
There will be no restrictions for New Delhi Railway Station, Old Delhi Railway Station, Nizamuddin Railway Station and ISBT. However, people should leave in advance and keep sufficient time to accommodate possible delay in routes.
People are requested to avail public transport like Delhi Metro to help decongestion of Roads.
Park your vehicles only at designated parking lots.